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Behavioral Neuroscience - International Student Edition
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Behavioral Neuroscience - International Student Edition
Essentials and Beyond

International Student Edition
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January 2020 | SAGE Publications, Inc
Behavioral Neuroscience: Essentials and Beyond shows students the basics of biological psychology using a modern and research-based perspective. With fresh coverage of applied topics and complex phenomena including social neuroscience and consciousness, author Stephane Gaskin delivers the most current research and developments surrounding the brain's functions through student-centered pedagogy. Carefully crafted features introduce students to challenging biological and neuroscience-based concepts through illustrations of real-life application, exploring myths and misconceptions, and addressing students' assumptions head on. 

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Chapter 1: Behavioral Neuroscience: understanding brain-behavior relationships
Introduction

 
1.1 What is behavioral neuroscience?

 
1.2 The evolution of brain-behavior relationships

 
1.3 The origins of behavioral neuroscience

 
1.4 Studying Brain and Behavior Today

 
 
Chapter 2: Neurons and Glia
Introduction

 
2.1 Putting neurons into context

 
2.2 The structure of neurons

 
2.3 The action potential

 
2.4 Glia

 
 
Chapter 3: The Synapse, Neurotransmitters, Drugs and Addiction
Introduction

 
3.1 The synapse

 
3.2 Neurotransmitters

 
3.3 Drugs and drug addiction

 
 
Chapter 4: The Nervous System
Introduction

 
4.1 Central Nervous System Development

 
4.2 The Fully Developed Brain

 
4.3 The Peripheral Nervous System

 
 
Chapter 5: Neuro Development, Neuroplasticity and Aging
Introduction

 
5.1 Neurodevelopment

 
5.2 Neuroplasticity

 
5.3 The Aging Brain: adolescence and old age

 
 
Chapter 6: Sensation and Perception 1: Vision and Hearing
Introduction

 
6.1 Vision

 
6.2 Hearing

 
 
Chapter 7: Sensation and Perception 2: taste, smell and touch
Introduction

 
7.1 Taste

 
7.2 Smell

 
7.3 Touch

 
 
Chapter 8 Sensorimotor Systems
Introduction

 
8.1 This is what makes you move

 
8.2 Spinal control of movement

 
8.3 Cortical control of movement and sensorimotor Integration

 
 
Chapter 9: Motivation: Energy Balance, Temperature regulation and Sleep
Introduction

 
9.1 Theories of Motivation

 
9.2 Physiological Mechanisms

 
9.3 Wake and Sleep Regulation

 
 
Chapter 10: Hormones: Social and Reproductive and Behavior
Introduction

 
10.1 What are hormones?

 
10.2 Hormones and behavior

 
10.3 Organizing effects of hormones and sexual orientation

 
 
Chapter 11: Emotions
Introduction

 
11.1 What are Emotions?

 
11.2 Emotions: where in the brain

 
11.3 Emotions and decision-making: beyond the amygdala

 
11.4 Aggression

 
 
Chapter 12: Memory and Learning
Introduction

 
12.1 Memory and memory systems

 
12.2 Long-term memory

 
12.3 Memory consolidation

 
12.4 Navigating through space: spatial memory

 
12.5 Learning at the molecular level: the acquisition of memories

 
 
Chapter 13: Attention and Consciousness
Introduction

 
13.1 Attention

 
13.2 Consciousness

 
 
Chapter 14: Psychological Disorders
Introduction

 
14.1 What is a psychological disorder?

 
14.2 Anxiety Disorders

 
14.3 Obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD)

 
14.4 Major Depressive Disorder

 
14.5 Schizophrenia

 
 
Chapter 15: Social Neuroscience
Introduction

 
15.1 What is Social Neuroscience?

 
15.2 Self-Awareness

 
15.3 Theory of Mind

 
15.4 Social Pain

 
15.5 Altruism

 
15.6 Cooperation and Trust

 

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